A robber with links to organised crime blasted his way out of jail with explosives yesterday as he took prison wardens hostage in northern France, officials said.Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 8:09am
Some 120 prisoners escaped from Libya’s largest jail on Monday after the policeman in charge threw a set of keys into the prisoners’ cells, a security official said.
The mass escape is the latest in a string of incidents which highlight the ongoing instability in Libya a year after the end of the civil war that toppled dictator Muammar Gaddafi.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Authorities in Mexico say three gunmen have been killed after attacking police hunting for inmates who joined in a mass escape from a prison near the US border.21 Sep 2012 - 5:45pm
I am writing in response to the article '6,000 join hunt for prisoners on run after killing guard' (South China Morning Post, October 20). According to the report, four inmates - all serving life sentences - fled a prison in Inner Mongolia after killing a guard.5 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Firms eager to improve staff retention and build a stronger sense of corporate identity are boosting training and development budgets, including many team building activities in orientation programmes and management retreats.11 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
The second season of a drama series tends to be make-or-break time for writers and producers. The challenge of coming up with new and interesting plotlines, delving deeper into the characters' lives and maintaining the standards set in the first season without the edge afforded by the novelty of the original premise is a tough one.4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Popular Stanley Chin can celebrate the loss of his riding allowance in the best possible way at tonight's Happy Valley meeting by taking the local riders' event on the Tony Cruz-trained Mr Brinker.19 Feb 1997 - 12:00am